Tag: reuse

Oct 22, 2013

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

Jeffro Uitto creates astonishing works of art using only salvaged materials like driftwood, roots, burls and natural found wood.

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Oct 15, 2013

Old Sea Mines Repurposed Into Furniture

Old Sea Mines Repurposed Into Furniture

During World War II and beyond, a number of Russian and German sea mines were built and used in the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Estonian artist Mati Karmin has repurposed these old and decommissioned mines into a variety of different furniture pieces ranging from fireplaces to chandeliers. You can find more information…

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Oct 8, 2013

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the website. At first I was surprised, but soon realized that we all want to simplify and improve our lives; especially when a solution to…

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Oct 3, 2013

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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Sep 18, 2013

15 Sculptures Made from Old Watch Parts

15 Sculptures Made from Old Watch Parts

Susan Beatrice is an artist and sculptor based out of Glassboro, New Jersey, USA. She started All Natural Arts as a celebration of nature in the form of jewelry and other whimsical items. The designs are created with the environment in mind. Recycled, upcycled and repurposed objects are combined with natural elements into unique,…

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Aug 7, 2013

Homemade Chairs on the Streets of China

Homemade Chairs on the Streets of China

Photograph by Michael Wolf Born in Germany and raised in the United States, Europe, and Canada; Michael Wolf began his career as a photojournalist, spending eight years working in Hong Kong for the German magazine Stern. After many years in the industry, Wolf quit photojournalism in the early 2000s, focusing strictly on fine-art photography…

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Apr 25, 2013

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

Japanese artist Haroshi makes art pieces by recycling old skateboards. His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept in their original form are connected in different styles, and shaven into the form of the final art piece. Haroshi…

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Jul 31, 2012

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Currently the top post on the front page of Reddit is this heart-warming lamp Redditor, justgrant2009, received from his mom on his wedding day. The lamp was filled with things his mom had found in his pockets whilst doing his laundry growing up. What a simple, sentimental and creative gift! I’m sure many may…

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